1871 33rd Grand National: Irish 1868 winner The Lamb claims second GN at 11/2; ridden by Tommy Pickernell
1872 34th Grand National: John Page wins his second GN aboard 20/1 shot Casse Tete
1902 64th Grand National: David Read aboard 20/1 chance Shannon Lass wins by 3 lengths from Matthew
1909 Moran & MacFarland (US) wins Europe’s 1st 6 day bicycle race (Berlin)
1931 US Ladies’ Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
1931 US Men’s Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
1946 Kenny Washington signs with Rams, 1st black NFLer since 1933
1947 Test Cricket debut of Bert Sutcliffe, NZ v England at Christchurch
1948 LPGA Titleholders Championship Women’s Golf, Augusta CC: Patty Berg wins her 4th Titleholders title by 1 stroke ahead of Babe Zaharias and Peggy Kirk
1953 NBA record 106 fouls & 12 players foul out (Boston-Syracuse)
1953 England beats Scotland, 26-8 at Twickenham, London to clinch their 14th Five Nations Rugby Championship
1955 Brooklyn Bulletin ask Dodger fans not to call their team ”Bums”
1959 113th Grand National: Michael Scudamore wins aboard 8/1 second favourite Oxo; only 4 of 32 starters finish the race
1961 Art Modell purchases Cleveland Browns for then record sum ($3,925,000)
1962 Philadelphia Phillies retire pitcher Robin Roberts’ # 36
1964 26th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Duke, 98-83; Bruins first title in first title game; undefeated season (30-0)
1964 118th Grand National: Willie Robinson aboard American-owned 12-year-old Team Spirit wins at odds of 18/1
1964 Wales draws 11-11 with France in Cardiff, whilst Scotland beats England, 15-6 at Murrayfield to leave the Five Nations Rugby Championship shared by Wales and Scotland on 6 competition points
1970 32nd NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Jacksonville, 80-69; Bruins’ 4th straight title under coach John Wooden
1970 Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the ”agony of defeat guy” in the opening credits of ABC’s Wide World of Sports.
1978 Padres fire Al Dark (2nd manager ever fired during spring training)
1981 France beats England 16-12 at Twickenham, London for it’s 7th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship and 3rd Grand Slam title
1982 Jerry Pate celebrates golf win by jumping into the water hazard
1982 PGA Tournament Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Jerry Pate shoots a final round 67 to win by 2 strokes over runners-up Scott Simpson and Brad Bryant
1984 Border scores 100* v WI Trinidad after 98* in 1st cricket innings
1984 NFL owners passed the infamous anti-celebrating rule
1986 Pittsburgh Associates buy Pittsburgh Pirates for $218 million
1987 PSV sells soccer player Ruud Gullit to AC Milan (Ÿ17 million)
1987 France beats Ireland, 19-13 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin the clinch the outright Five Nations Rugby Championship for the 8th time and 4th Grand Slam title
1991 Quebec Nordiques goaltender Ron Tugnutt sets NHL modern-day record for most saves in a regular season non-loss game (70 of 73 shots in 3-3 tie with the Boston Bruins
1992 Pakistan scores 6-264 to overhaul NZ in exciting World Cup cricket semi
1997 Ice Dance Championship in Lausanne, Switzerland won by Oksana Grishuk & Evgeny Platov (Rus)
2009 Ireland completes a Grand Slam with a 17-15 win over Wales at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff to win the Six Nations Rugby Championship
2012 Sergio Agüero & Samir Nasri score to give Manchester City 2-1 win over Chelsea at City of Manchester Stadium; EPL record 20th consecutive home win; streak ends with 3-3 draw v Sunderland 31/3
2013 Martin Gould defeats Ali Carter to win the snooker 2013 Championship League
2015 Ireland retains Six Nations Rugby Championship with 40-10 win over Scotland at Murrayfield; England needs 26 point win over France for title but can only beat Les Bleus, 55-35 at Twickenham

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